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William Patrick CANNON

Regimental number2
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinFather, B Cannon, Molongla, Cowra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Machine Gun Squadron, March 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date4 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CANNON William Patrick

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